Trends Report

Job Description: Security Architect

March 18th, 2016
With contributors:
Laura Koetzle , Martin Whitworth , Josh Blackborow , Bill Nagel


We designed this report to help security and risk (S&R) executives hire one of the most important roles in the security organization: the security architect (SA). SAs identify and communicate risk to business and technology leaders in the CIO's office; once these leaders decide on a course of action, SAs are responsible for designing solutions that balance business needs with security. This report was originally published on June 1, 2012; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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